Category: Legislative Highlights

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February 5, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights February 5, 2018 The disAbility law Center of Virginia monitors developments in the legislature that may be of interest to people with disabilities.  We are available to educate policymakers about the potential impact of legislative proposals.  Please let us know of any legislation or budget issues that you think...

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February 2, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights February 2, 2018 The mission of the disAbility Law Center of Virginia is to advance independence, choice and self-determination; protect legal, human and civil rights; and eliminate abuse, neglect and discrimination of people with disabilities through zealous and uncompromising legal advocacy and representation. The legislature considered bills that would...

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February 1, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights February 1, 2018 The Virginia legislature considered several bills that would have impacted persons who are under guardianship.  All bills are now dead: HB 216 (Krizek) would have provided courts with the authority to sanction a guardian who fails to file an annual report with the court, and adds...

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January 30, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 30, 2018 The Virginia legislature is considering several bills that could impact adults and children with autism. HB 1311 (Collins) and HB 1369 (Plum) would have required insurance to offer coverage for persons with autism of any age.  Current law requires coverage until age 10.  Both bills were...

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January 29, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 29, 2018 The disAbility law Center of Virginia is monitoring developments in the legislature that may be of interest to people with disabilities.  We are available to educate policymakers about the potential impact of legislative proposals. There are two bills in the legislature that would limit the use...

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January 26, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 26, 2018 The disAbility law Center of Virginia is monitoring developments in the legislature that may be of interest to people with disabilities.  We are available to educate policymakers about the potential impact of legislative proposals.  Al proposed bills are now available to the public on-line.  Please let...

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January 25, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 25, 2018 The disAbility law Center of Virginia is monitoring developments in the legislature that may be of interest to people with disabilities. We are available to educate policymakers about the potential impact of legislative proposals. There was one bill that sought to compromise the rights of all...

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January 24, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 24, 2018 The disAbility law Center of Virginia is monitoring developments in the legislature that may be of interest to people with disabilities.  We are available to educate policymakers about the potential impact of legislative proposals.  Most bills are now available to the public on-line.  Please let us...

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January 23, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 23, 2018 The deadline to request new proposed bills was on Friday, January 19, 2018, but because it can take legislative staff some time to get the request into proper form, we expect to see new bills appearing on-line for several more days this week. The legislature is...

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January 22, 2018 – Legislative Highlights

2018 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights January 22, 2018 The deadline to request new proposed bills was on Friday, January 19, 2018, but because it can take legislative staff some time to get the request into proper form, we expect to see new bills appearing on-line for several more days this week. The legislature is...